Kalimantan Information

Kalimantan forms the largest part of the island of Borneo is divided into four main regions:

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Monkeys at the Chinese Temple on Kembang Island

Bamboo Rafting on the Amandit River

A Black Orchid

View of Pangkalanbun and the Kuamai River

The Barito River in Banjarmasin

Houses on Lake Jempang at Tanjung Isuy

A water fall in Tanah Merah Indah

Floating Market - Banjarmasin

Diamond Mining in Cempaka

Kapuas River in Pontianak

Istana Kadriyah Sultan's Palace

Pasir Panjang Beach at Singkawang

Saham Village Betang

Houses on the Mahakam River near Samarinda

Market Scene in Samarinda

Lamin house - the traditional house of Dayak near Tenggarong

Floating Houses on Mahakam River near Melak

Black Orchid found at Kersik Luway

View of Palangkaraya on the Kahayan River

Photographs courtesy of “Lovelos” (Sweden – www.pbase.com/lovelos/kalimantan) and Liono Setiowijoso, Ken Ratihn (bamboo rafting), Asmat (Saham Longhouse), Mimi of Vitual Tourist (Mahakam River and Lamin House), Ieke Vierdag – www.dayak.nl (Tanjung Isuy), Williewonker (Melak) – see his photos at www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected], Alain Secretan “asitrac” (Black Orchid), Mongabay.com – Rhett A. Butler (Pangkalabun), begundals (Palankaraya)